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2014 Purple Heart Napa Valley California Red Wine

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Our 2014 Purple Heart has aromas of plum, cinnamon and red and black berries. More importantly, each purchase supports the Purple Heart Foundation, an organization dedicated to serving the unmet needs of military men, women and families.

Varietal: Other Red Vintage: 2014
Brand: Purple Heart
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About This Wine

Many wines are good.

This wine not only is good, it does good. The 2014 Purple Heart Red Wine is a Merlot-based blend that also includes Cabernet Sauvignon, Petite Sirah and Petit Verdot. It was crafted by two veterans — Ray Coursen, who served in Vietnam, and David Grega, who served in Iraq — under the close stewardship of the Peter Mondavi Sr. family, whose patriarch was a proud veteran of World War II.

The wine showcases everything we love about Napa Valley red cuvees. It’s a full-bodied wine brimming with fruit flavors and kissed with toasted oak.

What makes it even better is the organization that benefits from its sale: the Purple Heart Foundation, which is dedicated to serving the unmet needs of military men, women and families. So get a few bottles, pick up some rib-eye steaks, invite a few veterans to dinner, and thank them for their service.

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Tasting Notes

  • Grape Composition:80% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Petite Sirah and 1% Petit Verdot
  • Grape Source:Napa Valley, California
  • Aromas & Flavors:Brambleberry, Candied Red Cherry, Black Plum, Blackberry
  • Aging Vessels:Select Oak Barrels
  • When to Drink:Now Through 2019
  • Food Pairing Suggestion:a rib-eye steak.

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